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  • 13 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Starting this week, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality will begin overseeing the clean up of the last significant legacy contamination in the downtown reach of the Willamette River. NW Natural will be removing contaminated sediment at the former Portland Gas Manufacturing. This work will address historical contamination resulting from gas manufacturing operations along the […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just released the latest progress photos of construction at Herbert Hoover Dike. Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) is a 143-mile earthen dam that surrounds Lake Okeechobee, the heart of the Kissimmee-Okeechobee-Everglades system. The project reduces impacts from flooding as a result of high lake levels for a […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    As the 2020 session in Albany picked back up, New York State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. and Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato were able to once again pass bill S.7295/A.9595 through the Senate and Assembly, looking to further protect the waters of Jamaica Bay, after Governor Andrew M. Cuomo vetoed a similar bill last year. […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded the final contract for the cutoff wall required as part of the ongoing rehabilitation of the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD), the earthen structure surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The Corps awarded the contract April 30, 2020 for $41.4 million to Bauer Foundation Corporation from Odessa, Florida. The contract […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The RECOVER Lake Okeechobee Stage Performance Measure used to evaluate regional scenarios for the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) has been approved by the RECOVER (Restoration, Coordination & Verification) Executive Committee. RECOVER (REstoration COordination & VERification) is a multi-agency team of scientists, modelers, planners and resource specialists who organize and apply scientific and technical information […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has announced that the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) recently awarded nearly $24 million from its Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF) to four new projects in the state of Alabama. The projects, developed in consultation with state and federal resource agencies, are designed to remedy harm and reduce the risk […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    One of the latest additions to the FSUE Rosmorport fleet – the self-propelled hopper barge of project HB 900 named Rabochaya has been handed over to the company’s Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch (ACBB). According to the company, the hopper barge was used earlier by the North-Western Basin Branch. The Rabochaya – built by Onezhsky Shipbuilding and […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Adam Crouch MP – Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast – has just announced that the NSW Government will provide $600,000 for dredging works at the Entrance channel. In the release he said that this funding is required to be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Central Coast Council, allowing for a $1.2 million project. According to […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    In the newly released fiscal year 2021 President’s Budget, the White House included over $100 million for the Port of Corpus Christi’s Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) under the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Civil Works Division for Coastal Navigation Construction.  This is the third consecutive year that the Port of Corpus Christi has been included in the President’s proposed budget. “The Corpus […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The federal government has allocated $93 million for the next phase of deepening the Jacksonville shipping channel to 47 feet from its current depth of 40 feet. A milestone for the project and a major victory for JAXPORT, the federal government has now fully funded the government’s portion of deepening through JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    A new rock revetment has been constructed on the western side of Cockle Bay beach to reduce severe coastal erosion, reports the Auckland Council. The revetment, consisting of rock weighing between 300kg and 1tonne, dissipates wave energy, reducing the height of the waves reflecting eastward toward the beach that were contributing to the erosion. According […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     The St. Johns River Water Management District has just released a very interesting video named ‘Flagler County Wetland Restoration Project: Path to Recovery’. Under the project, twenty-two acres of dragline ditch-impacted wetlands in Flagler County have been restored, beginning a phase of renewal in the coastal wetlands. Restored wetlands will filter pollutants from the […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following the success of the DYNAREV experiment in the summer of 2017, a second Bath-led laboratory experiment on a low cost style of dynamic revetment was carried out in collaboration with researchers from institutions in both Europe and Brazil, supported by GCRF funding. Traditionally, coastal protection uses solutions such as sea walls or beach nourishment. […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Georgia will begin procedures for cancelling the investment contract signed between the Anaklia Development Consortium and the government. According to a statement released by Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure, the Georgian government decided to launches procedures for cancelling the investment contract signed between the Consortium and the Georgian government on October […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In recent months significant progress has been made in the development of the 1.3 million cbm HES Hartel Tank Terminal, a project of HES International. Construction works for building the tanks and the related piping are in full swing and Port of Rotterdam Authority has completed works on the maritime facilities. According to HES International, […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The County Government of Uasin Gishu, one of the 47 counties of Kenya, received a new Watermaster Class IV amphibious dredging machine last week. During the launching ceremony, Uasin Gishu Governor, Jackson Mandago, said that this piece of equipment will be used to clean large dams across the county. Mandago also added that the purchase […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant announced a list of 15 restoration projects for 2019 during the annual Mississippi Restoration Summit in Biloxi yesterday. When implemented, these projects will add more than $53 million to the total of more than $560 million already being spent on restoration projects in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Executive Board of Van Oord has announced that as of 1 January 2020, Paul Verheul will take over the position of Hans van der Ven and has been appointed as Executive Director of MerweOord B.V., the Van Oord family holding company. According to Van Oord, it’s the intention that Paul will also be nominated […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The federal government has awarded the Jacksonville Port Authority a $20 million grant for the reconstruction of more than 100 acres of existing terminal pavement at the SSA Jacksonville Container Terminal at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. The funding is part of a $238 million plan to expand and upgrade the facility, with more than […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Congressman Jeff Van Drew has announced a fix to a 2016 objection from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that made it cost prohibitive for local towns to conduct a beach renourishment project that protects life and property from flood and coastal storm damage. The project impacts Avalon, Stone Harbor and North Wildwood. […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Vigor Marine LLC of Portland, Oregon, has won an $8 million contract for hopper dredge Essayons ship repair and overhaul. According to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), all overhaul, maintenance, and drydock work will be performed at the contractor’s facility in Portland with an estimated completion date of February 28, 2020. Major work items […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Missouri Governor Michael Parson has joined the Missouri Soybean Association in support of dredging the lower Mississippi River and securing the federal funding necessary to capture that benefit for Missouri and other states connected to the Mississippi River and tributaries. “Missouri and other states that export products such as soybean and corn rely upon this […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers announced Tuesday, 10 September, a new round of flood defense investment for communities across Yorkshire, Cumbria, the North East and the South East of England. Thirteen projects across England will benefit from a share of over £62 million, which as well as helping develop existing flood defenses, reported the Environment Agency. […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Planning is underway to remove the dock and jetty at the Rayonier Mill Site in Port Angeles Harbor, reports the Washington State Department of Ecology. They announced that residents, in late August, will see some field survey work taking place at the dock and shoreline area leased by Rayonier Advanced Materials in Port Angeles. The […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Letitia James have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for violating federal law when it issued a “Certificate of Completion” to General Electric Company for Hudson River PCB Cleanup. As reported, the EPA issued the certificate to GE on April 11, 2019, finding that the […]